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Budding ideas at Green meet in Rockhampton

Advocates in Central Queensland say now is the time to legalise cannabis. There's a renewed push for recreational and more widely accepted medicinal cannabis in Australia - after recreational use was legalised in Canada earlier this week. Silver Tours Down Under's Deb Lynch says marijuana has proven results for medicinal purposes. "The people...

Forensic Crash Unit to investigate Bajool crash

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating after a man was seriously injured in a traffic crash near Bajool this morning. Officers were called after a ute was discovered this morning at 6.30am off the side of the Bruce Highway between Magazine Road and Oakey Creek Road. Initial information suggests that the ute...

Man critically injured in Bajool Highway crash

Paramedics are currently on scene at a serious single vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway at Bajool- 30 kms south of Rockhampton. A man is encapsulated in a vehicle wreck and being treated for a head injury. QAS say the male is in a critical condition and the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter has...

Slade Point Blaze

    Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews are on scene at a bushfire burning near Slade Point Road, Keeleys Road and Harbour Road, Slade Point. This fire broke out about 2.20pm on Wedneday and is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to control the blaze. Nearby residents...

An ill sailor and a horse rider rescued by RACQ Helicopters

A 44 year old male had to be flown to Rockhampton Hospital yesterday after suffering from shortness of breath for more than 36 hours. The RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service flew out to a Fishing Vessel on Swains Reef around 2pm with the ill sailor suffering from Pneumonia.  He was winched to...